Category Archives: Garden Inspiration & Ideas

Plant ideas and inspiration for your garden and patio

Jewel of Sintra – Monserrate Park & Gardens

In the lush, green, mountainous heart of Sintra, Portugal, lies the villa and park gardens of Monserrate, the essence of Portuguese romanticism but nonetheless, sculpted and landscaped by Englishmen. Tweet

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A splash of Autumn Colour

Already, the birds are enjoying the berries and we are enjoying the beautiful shades & diversity of the autumnal garden. The balmy late September London sunshine is like a cherry on top. Early autumn is a special time to savour, … Continue reading

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Claude Monet’s Gardens in Giverny

On a very hot summer day we visited the delightful Monet’s Gardens in Giverny and were mesmerised by the serenity and peaceful atmosphere. We wanted to share what we saw in the gardens with you as inspiration for your own … Continue reading

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Plants for UK Seaside Gardens and Coastal Areas

It can be a challenge planting for seaside gardens and coastal areas. Plants need to be hardy enough to withstand the salty air and be able to stand up to a good old battering from the wind. To help you … Continue reading

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Our pick of the best New Zealand Gardens

Main features of New Zealand Gardens: When thinking about New Zealand, the first things that may spring to mind are the endless green landscapes, synonymous with Tolkien’s mystical world or perhaps it’s the infamous adrenaline-fuelled activities on offer for thrill-seekers. … Continue reading

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